School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

Staff

Dr Simon De-Ville PhD, MEng

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Background:

Simon joined Loughborough University in July of 2017 having completed his PhD at The University of Sheffield the month before, where he also completed his undergraduate Masters degree.

Qualifications:

PhD, 2017: The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK. Department of Civil and Structural Engineering. Thesis entitled: ‘Hydrological Performance Evolution of Extensive Green Roof Systems.

 

MEng, 2013: The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK. Department of Civil and Structural Engineering. Civil Engineering MEng (Hons).

Outline of main research interests:

Simon’s current research interests focus on understanding the influence of soil properties on flooding. This research builds upon his PhD work exploring the long term performance of green infrastructure as a means of stormwater control. More broadly Simon is interested in:

  • Hydrology
  • Soil Science
  • Non-Invasive Investigation Techniques
  • Green Infrastructure

Recent publications:

De-Ville S, Menon M, Jia X, Reed G & Stovin V (2017) The impact of green roof ageing on substrate characteristics and hydrological performanceJournal of Hydrology, 547, 332-344.

Selected publications: